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Pork Asada


½ cup soy sauce

½ cup lime juice (from 6 to 8 limes)

½ cup canola oil

¼ cup packed brown sugar

2 teaspoons ground cumin seed

2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper

1 tablespoon chili powder

3 medium garlic cloves, minced (about 1 tablespoon)

1 (2-pound) pork tenderloin, sliced into ¾-inch by 5-inch strips

Tortillas (optional)


  1. Combine soy sauce, lime juice, oil, brown sugar, cumin seed, pepper, chili powder, and garlic in a bowl. Add pork tenderloin and turn to coat. Marinate in refrigerator for 3 hours.
  2. Light grill to medium-high heat. Grill pork for 5 to 7 minutes or until desired doneness, flipping slices halfway through.
  3. Serve slices whole, or dice and serve on tortillas.
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